The Authority of Everyday Objects: A Cultural History of West German Industrial Design

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Index
Page numbers in italics indicate figures.
Abelshauser, Werner, 121
Abstract Expressionism, 114, 122; context of, 136, 137–38; influence of, on photography, 123–24
Adenauer, Konrad, 138, 150; and transformation of Germany, 4–5
Adorno, Theodor, 71, 157; on the “culture industry, ” 133; Dialectic of Enlightenment (with Horkheimer), 55, 130; on jargon of authenticity, 85; on loss of aesthetic autonomy, 135; Werkbund and, 252, 253–54
advertising: abstract images in, 124–28, 125, 127; of kitchen appliances, 227; Ulm's product photography, 161–63, 162, 163, 165
aesthetics: of consumerism, 16, 171–72; copyright and, 202–3; culture industry and, 254–55; functionalism and, 41; of Nazi militarism, 11; in politics, 14– 16, 25, 245–46; postfascist, 243–44; power and, 175–76; scientific operationalism and, 156; in standards of living, 245–47
Aicher, Otl, 139, 149; cofounding of Ulm Institute by, 140–45
Albers, Anni, 13
Albers, Josef, 13, 169
Allensbach Institut für Demoskopie, 158
Almanac of the Forgotten (Witsch and Bense), 77
Amt für industrielle Formgestaltung. See Industrial Design Agency
Amt Schönheit der Arbeit. See Beauty of Labor Bureau
architecture, 3; architects become designers, 204, 206; Heidegger's meditation on, 85–87; internationalism, 26–27; monumentalist, 243; in postwar West Germany, 13
Arndt, Adolf, 252
Arp, Hans, 113, 124
art, noncommodifiable, 136–37
art education. See education
Art Service. See Kunst-Dienst
Art under the Sign of the Cross (Wendland), 61
Arzberg Porcelain (design firm), 46, 62
Atlantic Monthly (magazine): “The New Germany, ” 150
Autobahn project, 7, 45–46, 270n50, 275n84
Bangert, Albrecht, 114
Banham, Reyner, 300n126
Barthes, Roland, 116
Bartning, Otto, 56, 74, 190; “The Hour of the Werkbund, ” 75–76
Bauhaus, 8; cultural foreign policy and, 1; design education of, 205; Nazi exhibitions and, 29; Nazi scourge of, 63; Nierentisch design and, 114–15; political service by, 12–14; rejected by East Germany, 89–92; and Schwartz controversy, 85; theater, 52; Ulm Institute and, 14, 20, 139, 143–44, 149– 51, 168–70, 251
Baumann, Hans Theo, 207–8
Baumeister, Willi, 127
Bäumer, Gertrud, 221

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Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents *
  • Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgments xi
  • Introduction - Design, the Cold War, and West German Culture 1
  • Chapter One - Nazi Modernism Reconsidered 23
  • Chapter Two - The New German Werkbund 73
  • Chapter Three - The Promise and Peril of Organic Design 109
  • Chapter Four - The Ulm Institute of Design 139
  • Chapter Five - The German Design Council 178
  • Chapter Six - Design and Domesticity 212
  • Conclusion - The Return of History as Design 249
  • Notes 265
  • Bibliography 319
  • Index 339
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